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2 men indicted in Harrison County accused of falsifying documents while working with SCAD Unit

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - Two men are charged in Harrison County, accused of falsifying documentation while working with the Harrison County Sheriff's Office's Street Crimes and Drug Unit, in 2016.


3 men arrested on drug charges following Marion Co. traffic stop

FAIRMONT, W.Va. - Three men were arrested on drug charges in Fairmont after officers said they found cocaine hidden inside of a Burger King bag during a vehicle search. On Thursday, February 21, at 10:14 a.m. officers with the Fairmont Police Department initiated a traffic stop on a 2004 Chevrolet S


Elkins woman pleads guilty to having drug house

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WDTV) -- An Elkins woman has pleaded guilty to maintaining a drug house. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, 32-year-old Kelsey Sylvester admitted to allowing others to use her home to sell methamphetamine, heroin, and cocaine from January 2017 to March 2017.


Man accused in deadly Harrison County shooting appears in court

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - A man charged with first degree murder in Harrison County after a deadly shooting last month appeared in court Thursday for a preliminary hearing. Mason Lynch, 22, of Clarksburg is accused of shooting his roommate, Brantley Langford, 20, at their home back on January 7.


Health Alert WEB EXCLUSIVE: The SHARE Approach

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WDTV) -- Question: Why is a program like this necessary to implement?. Answer: Almost 750 billion dollars a year is wasted in healthcare due to a lack of coordinated care and clinical overuse, underuse, or misuse. At United Hospital Center Orthopedics, we believe there is a better


Bridges, Polar Bears roll past Bridgeport in regular season finale: PHOTOS

FAIRMONT — Fairmont Senior coach David Retton’s instructions from the sidelined were weak and muffled Thursday with the veteran coach under the weather. But the Polar Bears’ execution of them was forceful and roaring as No. 2 FSHS whooped No. 8 Bridgeport in an 86-63 victory in both teams’ regular s


Clarksburg woman charged with grand larceny after allegedly stealing smartphone, laptop

HARRISON COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV) -- A Clarksburg woman has been charged after allegedly stealing from a home she stayed at in Harrison County. According to the criminal complaint, 32-year-old Heather Davis allegedly stole a smartphone, a laptop, and a USB cable that had a combined cost of over $3,000.


One person taken to hospital after overnight accident in Harrison County

HARRISON COUNTY, W. Va. One person was taken to the hospital after a single vehicle accident overnight in Harrison County. According to 911 dispatch, the accident happened just before 12:15 a.m. on West Pike Street in Clarksburg.


One patient transported following two-vehicle accident on Route 50

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - Crews responded to a t-bone vehicle collision on Emily Drive in Harrison County Friday evening. 911 officials say one patient was transported to United Hospital Center.


West Virginia House Approves Teacher Pay Hike

In the end, it wasn't even close. On a vote of 89 to 8, the House of Delegates approved a 5% pay raise for teachers, school support staff and.


Adored Chick-fil-A employee Miss Mary celebrates 90th birthday

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WDTV) -- You'd be hard-pressed to find anyone who has frequented the Bridgeport Chick-fil-A who hasn't been blessed by the presence of Miss Mary over the last ten years.


Upshur County residents arrested in Elkins; children taken into custody by CPS

Upshur County residents have found themselves in trouble in Elkins after being pulled over in a traffic stop. According to law enforcement reports from Elkins, Parthena Sheets, 27, Buckhannon, and Matthew Alderman, 32, French Creek, were operating a vehicle with tint darker than what is legal.


Crews work to prevent landslide after multiple in Harrison County over past few weeks

HARRISON COUNTY, W.Va (WDTV) - The continuing cycle of rain, snow, and sun has damaged hillsides across Doddridge, Monongalia, and Harrison Counties. Two weeks ago a major landslide near the Tyler County line shut down both lanes of Rt.18 for the day while crews tried to clear the fallen trees and r


Mannington native seeks to become next WVU mascot

FAIRMONT — Brooke Ashby, 19, of Mannington, wants to be the next West Virginia University Mountaineer mascot. The junior is one of four finalists in the running. “I have wanted to hold this title since I took on the North Marion mascot position, ‘The Dawg,’ at the age of 15,” Ashby said. “I want to


Possession of Methamphetamine lands two in jail

TAYLOR COUNTY—Three individuals were recently arrested in Taylor County, after three different traffic stops, all involving impairing substances. Zachary Alden Stewart, 33, of Rosemont, is being charged with misdemeanor possession of methamphetamine, after a traffic stop on Wednesday.


Pet Helpers: Meet Cindy Lou, Mikey, and Lindy

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WDTV) -- These three little babies have just arrived into the Pet Helpers family!. We have two girls, Cindy Lou (Brown), Lindy (Black), and one boy Mikey (Black). They will be getting their first vaccines next week and will be ready for adoption in two weeks.


Upshur County woman sentenced on child neglect charge

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. - An Upshur County woman was sentenced on child neglect charges in court Thursday.. Danielle Talbott, of French Creek, was sentenced to three to 15 years in prison on one count of child neglect resulting in death after her 3-year-old daughter was taken to the hospital with injuries


Mon County Sheriff’s deputies seize drugs and cash, make two arrests during I-79 stop

MORGANTOWN — A traffic stop on Interstate 79 Thursday led to a sizable drug bust and two arrests, according to the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department. According to a release issued by the department, deputies stopped a vehicle traveling on I-79 Thursday and, during the course of the stop, reques


Employees react to viral video of confrontation at West Virginia restaurant

PARKERSBURG W.Va, (WTAP) — A video of a conflict between a customer and employees at Tampico Mexican Restaurant in Parkersburg, West Virginia, is going viral, and employees say the customer's behavior was unacceptable.


Rally Protest At West Virginia University Over Campus Carry Bill

MORGANTOWN, WV (WOAY)- More than 100 members of the West Virginia University and Morgantown communities gathered in Woodburn Circle on Thursday to protest against a campus carry bill gaining ground in the state Legislature.